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Florida bond hearing becomes reunion for childhood friends

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 05:23
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida burglary suspect wept after the judge overseeing his bond hearing realized they had been childhood friends.

Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 05:20

In this photo taken June 6, 2015, former CNN Headline News anchor Lynne Russell poses for a photo during the CNN 35th anniversary reunion in Atlanta. Police are trying to sort out a fatal shooting at an Albuquerque motel involving the former CNN anchor and her former CNN reporter husband during an alleged robbery attempt. Russell says her husband, Chuck de Caro, and another man exchanged gunfire after the man entered their room at a Motel 6 on Albuquerque's western edge and demanded jewelry late Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.


Holiday weekend at the Jersey Shore

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 05:14

Holiday weekend at the Jersey ShoreMany people are getting ready for the long holiday weekend that kicked off on Friday by heading to the Jersey Shore.


VIDEO: Preps being made for 4th of July Parkway party

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 05:12

 Preps being made for 4th of July Parkway partyFrom the shore to the city there will be no shortage of parties and fireworks tomorrow.


Government: Accounting exec earned leniency in Madoff case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 05:07
NEW YORK (AP) — A 79-year-old former New York accounting firm executive who did work for some of Bernard Madoff's most important clients has earned leniency at sentencing because his cooperation provided new insights into history's largest financial fraud, prosecutors said.

Police get tips on girl found dead in bag in Boston Harbor

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:58

This flyer released Thursday, July 2, 2015, by the Suffolk County Massachusetts District Attorney includes a computer-generated composite image depicting the possible likeness of a young girl, whose body was found on the shore of Deer Island in Boston Harbor on June 25, inside a bag that also contained a black and white zebra-print blanket. She was wearing white leggings with black polka dots. Officials believe the brown-haired, brown-eyed girl was about 4 years old and are hoping the information generates clues about her identity. (Suffolk County District Attorney via AP)BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say hundreds of tips have poured in from across the country after they released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead in a plastic bag in Boston Harbor.


'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:51

FILE - In this file image released by Disney-Pixar, characters, from left, Anger, voiced by Lewis Black, Disgust, voiced by Mindy Kaling, Joy, voiced by Amy Poehler, Fear, voiced by Bill Hader, and Sadness, voiced by Phyllis Smith appear in a scene from "Inside Out." (Disney-Pixar via AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend.


Early start to Northwest wildfire season; more danger ahead

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:29

FILE - In this June 29, 2015, file photo, Vern Smith walks through the rubble of his still smoldering home, one of some two dozen destroyed in a wildfire the night before, in Wenatchee, Wash. Predictions of an early wildfire season have come true in Washington as crews battle small and large blazes across the state. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)SEATTLE (AP) — Predictions of an early wildfire season have come true in the Northwest as low snowpack levels, record warm temperatures and very dry conditions have helped fuel blazes weeks earlier than usual.


US Senator pushes amendment to shift power back to states

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:20
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has introduced a constitutional amendment to redistribute power from the federal government to the states.

Helicopter instructor, student pilot die in Oregon crash

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:09
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A helicopter flight instructor and a student pilot have died after crashing into a farm field near Newberg.

Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:08

In this photo taken Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the New Balance proposed 950v2 sneaker, that has passed military testing, is displayed at one of company's manufacturing facilities in Boston. New Balance is pressing the Pentagon to buy American-made footwear for the troops instead of sneakers from rival Nike that are made in China. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)BOSTON (AP) — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.


13-year-old charged with raping girl on school bus

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 04:07
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 13-year-old boy attacked a 7-year-old girl on a Chimacum school bus and has been charged with three counts of first-degree rape.

Inmate shot 3 weeks after escape still hospitalized in NY

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 03:30
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A prison inmate shot and captured after three weeks on the run in northern New York remained hospitalized Friday while the body of his fellow escapee was handled in accordance with the wishes of his son.

Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $58 million face-lift

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 03:22

REMOVES REFERENCE TO EXACT RENOVATION AMOUNT - In this June 23, 2015 photo, a worker polishes the copper roof of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia in preparation for painting in Charlottesville, Va. The centerpiece of the university's historic Grounds, built from 1822 to 1826, is the focus of a multi-million dollar renovation project. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site.


Police identify woman found dead at south New Jersey home

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 03:21

Police identify woman found dead at south New Jersey homeOfficials in southern New Jersey say they have identified a woman found dead in her home.


Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 03:07

Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $37B dealAetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.


Driver killed after crashing into tree on Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 03:04

Driver killed after crashing into tree on Roosevelt BoulevardA man was killed after crashing his car into a tree along Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.


Friends, family call off searches for missing US sailor

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 02:56
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor.

4 shot, 2 dead including suspected robber in Tioga-Nicetown

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 02:47

4 shot, 2 dead including suspected robber in Tioga-NicetownPolice say an attempted robbery left four people shot and two dead, including the alleged robber in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section.


Same-sex couple in Mississippi goes to court to seek divorce

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 02:45
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has asked the state Supreme Court to allow a lesbian couple to seek a divorce.